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If you are a graduate specialising in psychology, English or maths then get paid to share your experience in a secondary school setting.

Teaching Personnel are working closely with a partner school in Ely, West Cardiff to find a highly driven Teaching Assistant to support with pupil interventions

You will start September 6th for the remainder of the academic year. After a successful three month probationary period you will be transferred onto a permanent school contract.

The school provides strong support for pupils from a range of behavioural and SEN backgrounds. Many of our teaching assistants are able to work in different provisions catered to specialist areas and key interests. Some of these include;

  • Revolving door, mainstream integration unit
  • Internal Exclusion
  • 1:1 emotional support
  • Pupil referral unit

The school has recently undergone a merging of two schools and has since overcome the various teething issues brought about with an amalgamation. As a result, they are looking for fresh, enthusiastic staff to join their brand new state of the art facilities immediately. The new school boasts incredible sports facilities, a beauty studio, drama and music units to help pupils integrate into extra curricular aspects of school life.

For this specific role, you will be working with small groups of pupils to lead intervention workshops. You will assist in booster Maths and English sessions and help pupils who struggle in mainstream classes.

The role requires someone from a highly patient and empathetic demeanour that will be able to understand the pupils key interests and form a strong bond. Ultimately, the ideal candidate will be a role model for the pupils who will encourage them and provide confidence in the mainstream classroom and in social interactions around the school.

Candidates that are suited for this type of school tend to have experience in some of the following:

  • Criminology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • SEN experience
  • Residential support/care worker
  • Sports coaching
  • Team Teach
  • Youth Offending Services
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching/Learning support Assistance
  • Psychology

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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